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This paper reports the syntactic distribution of amwu-N-to/-irato/-ina phrases, which are representative polarity sensitive items (PSIs) in Korean, and accounts for their semantic characteristics in terms of "arbitrary choice quantification" and "concession." In the first section, we extensively illustrate the distributional behaviour of the PSIs in various(More)
It has been claimed in the literature that Korean allows the relativization of another relative clause, deriving the so called 'double relative clause'. The presence of 'double relative clauses' has led some researchers to argue that Korean relative clauses do not involve any operator movement, but rather a mechanism such as unselective binding (H.-M. Sohn(More)
This article centers around two questions: (i) what is the relation between movement and structure sharing?, and (ii) how can complex syntactic structures be linearized? It is shown that regular movement involves internal remerge, and sharing or 'sideward movement' external remerge. Without ad hoc restrictions on the input, both options follow from Merge.(More)
WH-words are not uniform in their syntactic behaviors. Adjunct WH-words such as HOW and WHY are said to be more restricted in their distribution than argument WH-words such as WHO and WHAT. It is observed, however, that HOW in some East Asian languages behaves more like argument WH-words and does not display ECP effects. In this paper, I try to account for(More)
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